Climate Risk Case Study - Bulleh Shah Paper Mills, Pakistan
This study assesses climate-related risks for Bulleh Shah Paper Mills (BSPM) in Kasur, Pakistan.This facility is owned by Packages Limited, the leading integrated paper products manufacturer in Pakistan. Starting in 2005, Packages began to relocate its paper manufacturing facilities from Lahore (which has limited capacity for expansion), to Kasur. This has allowed the company to increase paper and paperboard production at the new site, while continuing to operate a packaging production plant at Lahore.
This report assesses the risks posed by climate change to IFC’s investment in Packages Limited new Bulleh Shah Paper Mills (BSPM) at Kasur, Pakistan, and identifies potential adaptation (risk management) measures that can be used to ‘climate-proof’ the investment.